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PM Mitsotakis Visits Fire-Ravaged Mati, Speaks With Residents

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis paid a visit on Friday morning to the site on Marathonos Avenue used to store the burned tree trunks cleared...

Greece Mourns Death of Hero Who Saved 70 People in Deadly Mati Fire (video)

Kostas Arvanitis, the heroic fisherman who saved 70 people during the deadly fires in Mati, in July of 2018, passed away over the weekend....

PM Mitsotakis Attends Memorial Service for Mati Wildfire Victims

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis went to the town of Mati, Attica, on Tuesday morning to attend a memorial service held for the 102...

Hundreds of Greeks Reflect on Horror of Deadly Mati Blaze in Memorial Service (video)

Hundreds of people gathered on Sunday at Mati, the resort east of Athens devastated by the fire of July 23, 2018, for a memorial...

Joy Returns to Greek Orphanage Destroyed in Deadly Fire of 2018

The Lyrio Childrens Foundation, an orphanage based in the village of Neos Voutzas which was destroyed in the deadly fires in east Attica in July...

Greek Artist Paints Mural Dedicated to Victims of 2018 Fire

A touching tribute to the 102 victims of the 2018 fire in Mati, eastern Attica, where 102 people lost their lives has been created...

Seven Reasons Why Greek Voters Punished Tsipras on Sunday

Political analysts have often described the behavior of Greek voters during the economic crisis as "vote to punish" tactics. If a citizen disapproves of...

Anger in Greece as Authorities Choose Not to Participate in Common EU Firefighting Force

Greek media revealed on Wednesday that Greece is notably absent from the newly-established ''RescEU'' initiative, a common European Union fleet dedicated to firefighting. The ''RescEU'' project...

Giannis Antetokounmpo Offers to Build Basketball Court in Wildfire-Hit Rafina, Greece

NBA phenomenon Giannis Antetokounmpo offered to finance the creation of a basketball arena in Rafina, Attica, Mayor Evangelos Bournus revealed recently. The revelation was made...

New Film Targets Botched Response of Greek Government to Deadly Attica Fire

The Greek government is under renewed pressure over the deadly July 2018 fire at Mati following a new documentary aired on Thursday. The film...

Twenty People Charged in Deadly Fire in Mati, Greece

The Athens Prosecutor's Office announced on Tuesday that twenty people will be brought up on charges related to the deadly fire at the resort...

Migrants Granted Greek Citizenship After Saving Dozens in Mati Fire

Greece's President Prokopis Pavlopoulos will grant Greek citizenship to three migrant fishermen who helped rescue dozens of people from the sea during the deadly...

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